Commenting on USPTO Director Kathi Vidal’s director review decision in OpenSky Industries, LLC v. VLSI Technology LLC, Washington, DC Principal Nick Matich argued that “she’s right that initiating a legal proceeding on false pretenses is bad, but I think she misses the larger picture” by letting Intel take over the petition, since Intel already had the chance to challenge the patent. He said that this is “the kind of outcome that disincentives inventors from trusting the patent system with their inventions,” and “destabilizes the patent system.” Click here to read the full article.


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